New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for April 6, 2014

Get the latest NYT Best Sellers at the Allegany County Library System.

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

MISSING YOU, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) Kat Donovan, an N.Y.P.D. detective, searches for the ex-fiancé who left her years before; her father’s murderer; and the reason the users of an online dating site are disappearing.

THE FIXED TRILOGY, by Laurelin Paige. (Laurelin Paige.) Collects “Fixed on You,” “Found in You” and “Forever With You,” the story of Alayna Wither and Hudson Pierce.

THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt. (Little, Brown.) A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

MAYBE SOMEDAY, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria.) Sydney, a college student, is fascinated by her mysterious next-door neighbor, Ridge.

THE HUSBAND’S SECRET, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not meant to read.

BEAUTIFUL RUINS, by Jess Walter. (Harper Perennial.) Ruins both emotional and architectural, in Italy, Hollywood and elsewhere, figure in this sweeping novel.

THE INVENTION OF WINGS, by Sue Monk Kidd. (Viking.) The relationship between a wealthy Charleston girl, Sarah Grimké, who will grow up to become a prominent abolitionist, and the slave she is given for her 11th birthday.

ORPHAN TRAIN, by Christina Baker Kline. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A historical novel about orphans swept off the streets of New York and sent to the Midwest in the 1920s.

POWER PLAY, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) Two C.E.O.s — one a man, the other a woman — face very different challenges.

RAISING STEAM, by Terry Pratchett. (Doubleday.) In this Discworld fantasy set in Ankh-Morpork, Moist van Lipwig is put in charge of a powerful new machine.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book) 

TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE, by Solomon Northup. (Various publishers.) The narrative, first published in 1853, of a freeman who was kidnapped and sold into slavery, and spent 12 years in bondage before escaping; the basis of the recently released movie.

10% HAPPIER, by Dan Harris. (It Books.) A co-anchor of “Nightline” reports on the science and spiritual dimensions of meditation, and describes how it has improved his life.

UGANDA BE KIDDING ME, by Chelsea Handler. (Grand Central.) Humorous travel stories.

LONE SURVIVOR, by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. (Little, Brown.) The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in northern Afghanistan describes the battle, his comrades and his courageous escape.

THE MONUMENTS MEN, by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter. (Center Street.) The attempt to preserve, and later to locate, art works stolen by the Nazis during World War II.

HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus during an appendectomy.

UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

KILLING JESUS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) Jesus’ life and times, and the events leading up to his execution.

NOT COOL, by Greg Gutfeld. (Crown Forum.) The Fox News Channel host, author of “The Joy of Hate,” denounces the hipster elite and their pop cultural dominance.

THE NAZI OFFICER’S WIFE, by Edith H. Beer. (HarperCollins.) The story of a Jewish woman who hid her identity and married a Nazi Party member, thus saving her life.

 

 

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